Page 1 of 5 12345 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 65
  1. #1
    Recruit
    Points: 9,048, Level: 28
    Level completed: 50%, Points required for next Level: 302
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Waukee
    Posts
    117
    Points
    9,048
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 5

    Looking for Blackberry Users

    I just recently upgraded to the Blackberry Curve and was wondering if anyone knows of some cool free apps that are available to use on it.

    I know there are radio apps, but I'm looking to find one that will allow me to listen to the Cubs games. I noticed one of the radio apps allows me to listen to 1460 KXNO on my phone.

    Even looking to use GPS and navigation, but I fear it's only available when you pay.

    Thanks!



  2. #2
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 538,218, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    18,974
    Points
    538,218
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,669
    Given: 7,101

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    I would strongly recommend downloading Opera as your web browser - I use it on my Curve instead of the BB browser.

    I don't use a ton of applications, but I have one called "MobileMe" that is nice for IM. There are lots of free games, etc. out there.

    (Now let all of the posts telling you why their phone is better than a Blackberry begin...)


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  3. #3
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 71,117, Level: 82
    Level completed: 81%, Points required for next Level: 333
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ZJohnson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Snottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    3,775
    Points
    71,117
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 308
    Given: 141

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Go to MLB.com and you can get gameday and radio; for a cost of course. ESPN and Pandora are two apps that I use a lot.



  4. #4
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 282,570, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,764
    Points
    282,570
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 239
    Given: 238

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    I Just bought a Curve as well. Got sick of the Moto Q and went Curve. I use Google Maps and it works great.

    Cubs.com is a good app, as well as ESPN


    I removed it.

  5. #5
    Lost in Eastern Iowa
    Points: 282,570, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures
    rworkman83's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Boone & Cedar Rapids
    Posts
    18,764
    Points
    282,570
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 239
    Given: 238

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    I would strongly recommend downloading Opera as your web browser - I use it on my Curve instead of the BB browser.

    I don't use a ton of applications, but I have one called "MobileMe" that is nice for IM. There are lots of free games, etc. out there.

    (Now let all of the posts telling you why their phone is better than a Blackberry begin...)
    Is it just opera.com to get it? Is it free?


    I removed it.

  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 99,114, Level: 98
    Level completed: 4%, Points required for next Level: 1,936
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    huntt26's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    po' dUnk
    Posts
    8,881
    Points
    99,114
    Level
    98
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 612
    Given: 197

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    opera is free.. should be able to get it by going to operamini.com on your phone.. welcome fellow crackberry user!!

    check out crackberry.com.. it's an awesome site with lots of information and a message board!



  7. #7
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 538,218, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    18,974
    Points
    538,218
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,669
    Given: 7,101

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Quote Originally Posted by huntt26 View Post
    opera is free.. should be able to get it by going to operamini.com on your phone.. welcome fellow crackberry user!!

    check out crackberry.com.. it's an awesome site with lots of information and a message board!
    What he said. The install is really easy, and the app works really smoothly.


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  8. #8
    Prospect
    Points: 6,159, Level: 23
    Level completed: 22%, Points required for next Level: 391
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    Dr.Swan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Austin, TX
    Posts
    53
    Points
    6,159
    Level
    23
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Check out the forum at everythingblackberry.com

    Should be able to find out some cool tricks over there.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 21,500, Level: 44
    Level completed: 84%, Points required for next Level: 150
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience PointsSocial
    MadCy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    801
    Points
    21,500
    Level
    44
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 13
    Given: 42

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Quote Originally Posted by CyorDie View Post
    I just recently upgraded to the Blackberry Curve and was wondering if anyone knows of some cool free apps that are available to use on it.

    I know there are radio apps, but I'm looking to find one that will allow me to listen to the Cubs games. I noticed one of the radio apps allows me to listen to 1460 KXNO on my phone.

    Even looking to use GPS and navigation, but I fear it's only available when you pay.

    Thanks!
    Perfect timing on this thread! I just got a Blackberry Curve today!



  10. #10
    Starter
    Points: 11,358, Level: 32
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 592
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran10000 Experience Points
    Cyano's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    896
    Points
    11,358
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    +1 ...Google Maps is awesome on the curve, the GPS works pretty well on it.




  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 57,775, Level: 74
    Level completed: 49%, Points required for next Level: 775
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    guitarchitect7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    6,340
    Points
    57,775
    Level
    74
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 8

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    I would first suggest doing a search on CF for this as there are some lists of apps out there for this very subject.

    But to add to what's already been discussed...

    Opera is a good app to use, although I liked the Bolt browser better. Unfortunately it was only beta and not sure if you're still able to get a copy.

    AutoStandby is a must! It's not free, but well worth it as it helps battery life tremendously. Especially with the Curve.

    Viigo is a popular one for RSS feeds and such. WeatherEye was another that I downloaded and used a lot.

    Mobile Google apps are very useful. Google Maps, Gmail, etc. all come in handy.

    There are of course a lot out there, so just keep searching.


    "You must try to generate happiness within yourself. If you aren't happy in one place, chances are you won't be happy anyplace." -- Ernie Banks



  12. #12
    Recruit
    Points: 8,785, Level: 28
    Level completed: 6%, Points required for next Level: 565
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    102
    Points
    8,785
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Which radio app allows you to listen to kxno?



  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 403,507, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    24,853
    Points
    403,507
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,780
    Given: 1,349

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Pandora is my favorite app by far. Streams prefectly.



  14. #14
    Pro
    Points: 38,259, Level: 60
    Level completed: 35%, Points required for next Level: 791
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    Clonegrad07's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    2,425
    Points
    38,259
    Level
    60
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 17
    Given: 101

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    This is a great thread... I'm getting the tour on Sunday!



  15. #15
    Legend
    Points: 148,863, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Marshalltown
    Posts
    10,722
    Points
    148,863
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 473
    Given: 337

    Re: Looking for Blackberry Users

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Pandora is my favorite app by far. Streams prefectly.
    Slacker



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM